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that back on to the federal healthcare system. so i would say that that is a tactic that they will possibly look for. the problem is that the united states can't afford it either. at some point the passing of the buck has to stop with somebody because somebody has to pay for it and nobody has any money. stuart: carol, i want you to stay there for a second. this is a nonfinancial story but very much chicago related. just one week after she performed at president obama's inauguration, a teenager from chicago was killed in a shooting. the unintended victim of a stray bullet. she was with a group of friends in a park taking cover from the rain when a man opened fire on the group. she was shot in the back. the white house says that president obama and his family's thoughts and prayers are with the family. carol, you live in chicago. i have to ask, where really is the president on this? thoughts and prayers with the family? okay. what else is he doing? >> well, listen, stuart, you know, if he was going to be here on this, he would have to be here every day because this story happens every day. so
. >>> state lawmakers are getting ready to tackle the issue of healthcare expansion. the new proposal lawmakers plan to make on monday and how it could impact your medical coverage. >> kind of surprising, because you don't really think of that happening around here. >> plus, a scare at a high school in lafayette. the warning school officials are sending to parents and the precaution the school is taking to keep kids safe. >> and a live look outside. wow, you heard rosemary talking about it. there it is. that is the sunol grade. pretty foggy out there, so foggy you can't see the roadway. if you're headed out the door in the next few minutes in the area, two hands on the wheel and drive very slow. 9:13, you're watching mornings on 2. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv with
longer and the cost of healthcare for retirees has soared. the pool of money is smaller though the demand on that pool is greater. leaving the current workers to ask whether there will be enough in the fund when they are ready to retire. the problem is the squeeze. >> fan it is tick. that was squeezey the pension python the cartoon character introduced by the office of illinois governor pat quinn to raise public awareness about the state's growing pension problem. they owe more than they have in the coffers. legislate tours failed to enact any meaningful reform. this past weekend moody investor as service decided to downgrade to the lowest in the nation. just ahead in california they warn of a still negative outlook. all of this you may think i don't live in illinois it's not my problem. people in chicago can deal with this. not so fast. we are hearing reports in the wall street journal the city of chicago is considering a move that would schiffed retiree health benefits they can't pay to you the federal taxpayer. michael reagan is chairman of the reagan group and also a political consult
is going to help you fund your healthcare. really? i want to have those conversations, not to be confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. >> announcer: chatting with you live at billpressshow at current.com. >> bill: 33 minutes now after the hour on the "full court press." this tuesday morning january 29 welcome. good to see you. we're coming to you from our nation's capital. our studio on capitol hill in washington, d.c. brought to you today by the united steelworkers and their colorful outspoken international president. got a piece up on "huffington post" this morning about taxes and the aversion to paying taxes among americans. i'm talking about the one and only leo gerard. the united steelworkers. north america's largest industrial union representing over 1.2 million active and retired members. we find out more about their good work at their web site, usw.org. we recommend keeping up to date on what's going on here in our natio
of living adjustments and sliding healthcare costs based on pension income... all of which is a hard sell in springfield... but would put the state back on better financial ground. illinois is a very good place and we can turn this place around. 28 but the first thing we need to do is fix this in a fair way, our public pensions.. in the loop, sean lewis, wgn news. >> with residential growth of the south loop over the years and more and more families... comes need of a school in the area. today... residents of the south loop heard about plans to build a new school. the british school and mccaffery interests want to build a for- profit school on land just north north of a mixed-use project at roosevelt road and wells street. british school with campuses in other cities... already has a school near halsted and eastman street in the clybourn corridor shopping district on chicago's north side. dozens of legal permanent residents who want to become u.s. citizens received help today with their applications. it was hosted by the new american's initiative. it brought together several organizatio
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a healthcare problem and political one. >> bret: bipartisan group of senators and president obama have outline of immigration reform legislation this week. senior political analyst brit hume is here with his analysis of what is right with one of them. why have so many immigrant families from asia done so well in this country? one reason they had to come a long way to get here. it's still a formidable obstacle and screens out the less able and determined. relatively small subset of the population, 6%, nearly half of whom have a bachelor degree. they are in short the people this country needs. this is why one of the most useful part of the immigration reform package rolled out the other day to award green cards to immigrants who old advance degrees in science, technology, engineering and math. we need 120,000 computer engineering jobs a year and we graduate a third of those and many of those leaf the country because the visa expires. 55,000 green cards were awarded bay brandon draw each year to immigrants from countries who previously sent few people to the u.s.. not surprisingly it's known as t
to be a problem. host: one of our callers earlier talked about the federal health-care law and how realistic is dealing with it -- how real estate is dealing with it. can you still hear me? we can still hear you, can you hear us? i think we are having some phone issues. we will see if we can straighten that out. in the meantime we will go to a few more calls. let us go to holbrook, massachusetts on the democrats' line. caller: and i am greatly pleased with the job the governor is doing. the only thing that comes to mind is the vacant senate seat. patrick should nominate martha kolbe who is currently a -- currently an attorney general in that state. host: we will go to diane. would you think is going on in south dakota? caller: there is a lot going on here. i have lived here since 1979. the economy here has changed since then. we are in a mild recession. one thing going on here in hot springs where i live is, and they are planning to close our va hospital here. that is a big issue for not only south dakota but wyoming, nebraska, north dakota. people come from all over montana to go to our va.
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the spending in 2013 and 2014. guest: it is hard to -- healthcare is an odd category. for most workers, it is paid for by your employer. you see a small share of the cost. others pay it out-of-pocket. for others, it is a government benefit. it shows up as government transfer payments. seeing how the affordable care act will work and affect these things, there is a lot we do not know. it was passed more than two years ago. we are just seeing how it will work and affect a lot of things in the economy. host: is this in your purview? guest: we only have data through 2012. it has been relatively little impact so far. we expect the numbers to show up more as we go into 2014. host: derek, minnesota, doing the same. caller: do you work for the government? are you independent? guest: i work for the government at the bureau of economic analysis as part of the department of congress. we put up economic statistics as our main business. caller: do you have relatives in there? host: your question? caller: what we are talking about today is how americans are doing financially. i look at it from 50-ye
're going to lay people off because now the government is going to help you fund your healthcare. really? i want to have those conversations, not to be confrontational, but to understand what the other side is saying, and i'd like to arm our viewers with the ability to argue with their conservative uncle joe over the dinner table. ♪ >> out there history man as marvelled at the vast [ inaudible ] of the universe. without a single unified voice he has been left searching for answers. now -- >> announcer: stephanie miller. . >> -- has the power to change that for all of man kind to hear. >> really all of man kind. >> stephanie: uh-huh. representative joe courtney of the great state of connecticut joining us now. good morning, representative. >> good morning, stephanie. >> stephanie: what a powerful day, i know your district borders newtown, but to see your former colleague gabby giffords it's hard to describe the power of that isn't it? >> it is gabby was in the same class when we entered congress in '06. every wednesday afternoon we used to have a meeting as a group, and it i
,000 a year because of smoking-related deaths. where do these costs come from in healthcare? >> somebody has to pay them obviously. we know this equation that they create more healthcare costs for the system. but as you point out, tucker, this could be considered preexisting condition. it's addictive. if you are addicted to cigarettes and you are a smoker and you have some of these health conditions. you have preexisting conditions. if you are overweight from all -- all of these are personal responsibilities. if you are overweight from overeating not a preexisting condition. >> insurance companies ought to be able to decide what they charge people. of course people voluntarily taking big health risks ought to pay more. there is no reason why people who don't watch their weight. only smokers are being single out. why is that? not because they're the most expensive. smokers save the system money because they die earlier. they take less out in social security. this is not one crackpot's opinion. that's a fact. smokers are unpopular, unpopular people wind up being penalized disproportionately. o
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, they would not be accessing obamacare, they would not get healthcare, they would not get federal government subsidies during that time as they are applying for their citizenship. so, these are things that are all going to be ironed out on capitol hill. the question is, how much opposition will there be, considering that republicans look at the political landscape that has changed? i mean mitt romney lost to 27% of the latino vote in november. that is a big demographic shift towards the democrats and republicans are looking at tha. jon: i also remembered when ronald reagan signed the immigration act of 1986 that was supposed to end the illegal immigration problem once and for all and here we are with 11 or so million illegal aliens back in this country. is there the feeling that this could fix it once and for all? >> reporter: i think there are skeptics on both sides of the aisle. i do think that the focus on security along the border is being first, and that was tried in 2007, you'll remember by president george w. bush and senator mccain, frankly, and that focus first is really what this p
the ratio is quite as large. >> the have lower health-care costs and as good outcomes, if not better. >> about half. >> in health care costs. i just want to do this. senator murphy again brought this up. accountable care organizations, which we have a lot of in our state, he and health care homes -- medical homes -- would elevate the role of a general practitioner in that model, in the sense that they would be sort of organizing this team that does the care? does anybody have an opinion on that? >> specifically, unless a fee- for-service payment mechanism is a change -- there is a proposal to do that in these new medical home models, to move to a capitated system. there is a chance that would move the needle. i would caution -- i know this research fairly well. there is limited evidence that patient-centered medical homes are going to reduce costs. i think that intervention, while worthy, and we are working on it at the state level and with the va, is still, in my view, the experimental period -- is still experimental. >> thank you. one last thing. i really thought it was really off
to keep pregnancy going. that is an individual responsibility. furthermore, the problem with healthcare -- they are telling me, your insurance does not have to pay that, but if somebody wants a different insurance policy, then the insurer has to pay for that. what is the difference? there is no difference. thank you. host: our next call, rafah in michigan. you're on the "washington journal." caller: i was wondering why it was that seized and played the clip on the right-to-life movement last week, but they called it the anti-abortion movement. the question i really have is if koreshan is a natural -- abortion is natural and acceptable, why is it never shown on tv? they have so many operations that they have. if it is so natural and people find it acceptable, why do not ever see it on tv? is there a problem with it? how old does a child have to be before it can be killed? do we do it like a duke in netherlands, up to two years old? host: we will leave it right there. we want to show you some of the white house briefing on friday where press secretary jay carney talked to the media about
, healthcare and limiting the government spending. >>> hillary clinton has been called first lady, senator and secretary of state. what about noble peace prize winner. a petition popped up on-line urging the noble committee to recognize hillary and her husband bill for their humanitarian work around the globe. meanwhile democrats posted their own on-line tribute to her. on the web site they posted their own petition to thank clinton as she is stepping down as secretary of state. those are your headlines. >> thank you so much, ainsley. a supermarket you know well in the south. the fresh market. ainsley was enlightening us about. it's beautiful. flowers, fresh gourmet coffee. an experience to go shopping there. >> a little pricey. >> they would be having a sale for milk. 2.99 sale for a gallon of milk. you go in pick up other items you will save a little money on milk. not so fast. state regulators are put the smack down on your cheap milk if you live in the south. >> kind of amazing. the rationale of course is that milk is a commodity it is supported by u.s. taxpayers. we guarantee them a b
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